Marin will switch into Stage 2 reopening, leaving handiest 3 Bay Home counties enforcing stricter relate

By Eric Ting, SFGATE
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5: 07 pm PDT, Wednesday, Might well perhaps also just 13, 2020

Dave Porter with Architectural Plastics blows particles off of freshly lower acrylic sheets that will likely be inclined for social-distancing guards for companies on Might well perhaps also just 7, 2020 in Petaluma, Calif.
Dave Porter with Architectural Plastics blows particles off of freshly lower acrylic sheets that will likely be inclined for social-distancing guards for companies on Might well perhaps also just 7, 2020 in Petaluma, Calif.

Portray: Justin Sullivan/Getty Photos

Portray: Justin Sullivan/Getty Photos

Dave Porter with Architectural Plastics blows particles off of freshly lower acrylic sheets that will likely be inclined for social-distancing guards for companies on Might well perhaps also just 7, 2020 in Petaluma, Calif.
Dave Porter with Architectural Plastics blows particles off of freshly lower acrylic sheets that will likely be inclined for social-distancing guards for companies on Might well perhaps also just 7, 2020 in Petaluma, Calif.

Portray: Justin Sullivan/Getty Photos

San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo counties will all switch into Stage 2 of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reopening thought on Might well perhaps also just 18, and permit for the return of retail and manufacturing with novel bodily distancing measures in spot.

These three counties, alongside with Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa, possess been enforcing a stricter refuge-in-spot relate than the one in produce statewide. The statewide relate changed into softened to permit for the return of curbside-pickup retail and manufacturing final Friday, nevertheless the six Bay Home counties declined to change with the rest of the direct.

In a video posted to YouTube on Tuesday, Marin County public health officer Dr. Matt Willis confirmed that his county will destroy off of the native relate and switch into Stage 2 subsequent week, nevertheless has but to provide a proper change to the county relate.

On Wednesday, San Mateo County health officer Dr. Scott Morrow confirmed he’ll be revising his relate to be basically basically based on the rest of the direct, and San Francisco Mayor London Breed stated her city plans to provide the identical so long as there might be no longer no doubt an sudden surge of hospitalizations over the weekend.

Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties moved into Stage 2 with the rest of the direct final week, leaving proper three Bay Home counties below the novel stricter relate with no confirmed plans to change. Alameda County appears to be like to be the perchance of the three to speak a switch into Stage 2 after a county spokesperson stated final week officials are searching at a “mid-Might well perhaps also just” date to birth retail companies. No such timeline changed into equipped for Santa Clara and Contra Costa counties.

Santa Clara County health officer Dr. Sara Cody changed into the motive force in the back of the novel six-county relate, and told her county’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that she doesn’t possess plans to switch into Stage 2 anytime quickly.

“The instances no doubt haven’t changed in our county,” she stated. “We don’t all in an instant possess a vaccine. Now we possess precisely the identical instances we had in March,” Cody stated. “If we did ease up, we would gaze a brisk return of conditions, of hospitalizations, and a brisk return of deaths, to be slightly blunt.”

In Contra Costa County, health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano has mostly echoed Cody.

“We want to take care of the route,” Farnitano stated final week. “We want to gaze the direct relate. Now’s no longer the time to let down our guard. The virus has no longer gone away; it has no longer gotten any less deadly.”

One day of a virtual city hall, Farnitano changed into asked by a resident whether the Bay Home changed into merely delaying the inevitable, and whether refuge in spot had already finished its arrangement of no longer overwhelming the self-discipline’s hospitals.

“We’re shopping time,” he stated. “Back in early March, when conditions possess been doubling, we possess been searching at the chance of a surge that could perchance crush our hospitals. We’re also shopping time for better therapy — there’s no particular drug, nevertheless scientific doctors are learning better solutions, that are making a distinction on the mortality rate. Even a pair of months provides our hospitals time to receive willing and permit for added developed medication and therapy. So it’s no longer delaying death, it’s stopping it.”

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Eric Ting is an SFGATE digital reporter. Email: eric.ting@sfgate.com | Twitter:@_ericting

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